Wednesday, 29 August 2018

2019 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program: Call for Application

The call for applications for the 2019 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program has been made.

The Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program has welcomed 90 library and information science professionals from 39 countries.

This program, jointly sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC, provides early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies.

Up to five individuals are selected for participation in this intensive four-week Fellowship program, based at OCLC headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA. The 2019 program will run from 16th  March - 12th April 2019. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners, visit libraries and other cultural heritage institutions, and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship.

Application deadline
28th September 2018
Download the form:
Submit application materials:

Friday, 24 August 2018


The Medical Library Section invites you to attend her 8th National Conference and Annual General Meeting 2018, scheduled as follows;
Date: 18th- 22th November, 2018
Venue: Intensive Care Nursing Auditorium, University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagawalada, Abuja.

THEME:  Unhindered Health Information Access – Key to a Healthy Nation

*      Medical Libraries a Change Agent in National Healthcare Development 
*      Health Information Accessibility: Redefining the Role of Medical Libraries in the Digital Age
*      Libraries Supporting a Healthy Nation Through Information Services to Citizens and Special Groups: Maternal Health Care, HIV and AIDS Care, Chronic Disease Management.
*      Health Information Outreach, The platform for Citizen Health Empowerment 
*      Medical Libraries Contributing to Medical Education Through Information Literacy Programmes 
*      Medical Library as Information Facilitator for Clinical Research and Evidence Based Medicine
*      Digital Access and Library Innovations for Effective Health Information Dissemination
*      Leadership Approach to Effective Medical Library Services

Registration Fee: N25,000.00 (Paid up members), & 30,000.00 (Non-Paid up members)
Account Details:
Bank: United Bank of Africa PLC (UBA) 
Account Name: Medical Library Association of Nigeria.
Account No: 1014499718

For enquiries:
Please contact: Mrs. Oye Agnes on +234 8023683998 or Mr. Bonny Chukwu on +234  8036476968

Friday, 17 August 2018

Librarian Job @Eko University of Medicine and Health Sciences

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidates for the vacant non-academic position below:
Job Title: Librarian
·        A good Honours Degree with minimum of Second Class (Lower), Higher Degree of Masters in Library Science with Three (3) years of cognate experience. Scholarly publications will enhance the prospects of candidates.
·         Computer Knowledge is essential.
Job Title: Librarian II
Location: Lagos
·      A good Honour Degree with minimum of Second Class (Lower), Higher Degree of Masters in Library Science.
·         Computer Knowledge is essential.
Salary will be in accordance with the appropriate salary scale in the Nigerian University system. (CONUNASS)
Method of Application 
Interested and qualified candidates should submit Fifteen (15) copies which should include photocopies of candidates credentials (O'level result inclusive), Fifteen (15) copies signed Curriculum Vitae. Fifteen (15) copies to be presented in the following order:
  • Name in Full with Surname first (Boldly Written)
  • Place and date of Birth
  • State of Origin
  • Permanent Address
  • Current Postal Address
  • Nationality
  • Marital Status
  • Number and Ages of Children
  • Academic/Professional Qualifications (with dates and institution)
  • Statement of experience including full details of former and present position
  • Current Research
  • List of Publications
  • Other activities outside current employment
  • Name, Address and Telephone Numbers of Three (3) referees
  • Telephone and E-mail Address (SELF)
  • Proposed date of Availability for duty if appointed
Candidates should please include Three (3) self-addressed envelopes with Fifty Naira Only (N50:00) stamp on each. All applications with credentials should be addressed to:
The Registrar,
Eko University of Medicine and Health Sciences,
Cele Bus Stop, Ijanikin,
Eko University Road, Ijanikin,
P.M.B. 2009, Ijanikin,
Lagos State.
Application Closing Date
29th August, 2018.
Source: The Punch Newspaper, 15th August, 2018.